Township of Whitewater Region

Whitewater Township Council, Wards, Committees 

The first Council of the Township of Whitewater Region was elected by the voters of the former Village of Beachburg, Village of Cobden, Township of Ross and Township of Westmeath on November 13th, 2000.

By-Law Number 09-12-408 changed the composition of Council beginning with the 2010 Municipal Election.  The positions of Mayor, Reeve and Deputy Mayor are all elected at large by the voters.  One Councillor is elected from within each of the Township’s four wards (map). 

In summary, the Mayor is the Head of Council.  The Deputy Mayor presents the Mayor and exercises all the rights, powers and authority of the Mayor during his/her absence.  The Reeve is Council’s representative on County Council and represents the Township in County Council business.     

Effective for the 2014 Municipal Election, the Township Wards will be dissolved and the composition of Council will change. 

By-Law No. 13-05-613 has dissolved the four electoral wards representing Wards 1, 2, 3 and 4.

By-Law No. 13-05-614has changed the composition of Council to consist of:

Ø  A Mayor elected at large
Ø  A Reeve elected at large
Ø  Five (5) Councillors elected at large

The Reeve will remain as the member of Council of the County of Renfrew.

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Whitewater Region Council 2015 - 2018

Seated: Mayor Hal Johnson, Reeve Terry Millar

Standing: Councillor Chris Olmstead, Councillor Charlene Jackson, Councillor Daryl McLaughlin, Councillor Dave MacKay, Councillor Cathy Regier, CAO Christine FitzSimons

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Hal Johnson
Terry Millar
Councillor Chris Olmstead 613-312-7565
Councillor Charlene Jackson 613.646.2836
Councillor Daryl McLaughlin 613.646.7570
Councillor Dave MacKay 613.281.7570
Councillor Cathy Regier 613.582.3873


2015-2018 Committees, Boards & Commissions

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